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About trenapaulus

professor at the university of georgia, part-time resident of knoxville and athens, founder of girls outside, explorer of the smokies

Trip report: Fort Dickerson for National Trails Day

Four¬†adventurous and hearty 1st through 3rd grade girls and their¬†enthusiastic adult guides braved the sweltering late spring heat on a Sunday afternoon to celebrate National Trails Day by hiking the trails and exploring nature at Fort Dickerson Park and Quarry. … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Trails Day with a hike to the Fort Dickerson Quarry!

In partnership with the Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians, Girls Outside is celebrating National Trails Day (a day late) with our first ever summer hike! The hike will be for girls in grades 1-3 on Sunday, June 7 … Continue reading

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Spectacular winter panoramas: River Bluff and High Ground Park

We had great weather for our February hike this year, with temperatures in the 60s and two new hiking areas to explore, both with great views of the city. Twelve girls, grades 4-6, and five Girls Outside Guides, including four … Continue reading

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Come explore South Knoxville’s River Bluff Wilderness

In partnership with the Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians, our first hike of 2014 will be on Sunday, February 23 from 1-4 pm, so mark your calendars! This hike will be for girls in grades 4-6 in the … Continue reading

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Exciting news for 2014

Happy New Year from Girls Outside! We are pleased to announce our new partnership with the Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians effective in 2014. This partnership will provide us with the resources necessary to help us reach even … Continue reading

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